Deception Island

Slideshow (Flickr)

Deception Island, in the South Shetland Islands One you go through the only entrance, you're floating in the caldera of an active volcano Sunrise
Different rock colorations at the entrance to the caldera The entrance to Deception Island Entrance to Deception Island, seen as we're leaving. This was our last stop before heading back across the Drake Passage to Argentina.
The walls of the caldera Spanish research station Gabriel de Castilla Spanish research station Gabriel de Castilla
The cliffs at the harbor entrance Deception Island caldera Deception Island caldera
Inside the caldera of Deception Island Caldera walls Caldera walls
Explaining why the Captain decided to leave half a day early to try to beat the storm while crossing back across the Drake Passage Last sight of Deception Island

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